Episode 99: Miles’ Mom

Unlike all of my previous guests, when Miles’ mom, Kate, first contacted me in January of this year, her sweet, almost 1 year old son, was still alive. They had just taken Miles home to die after learning that his cancer had spread to the point where treatment...

Episode 96: Michael’s Mom

Marcie’s son, Michael’s, motto for life was as follows: ‘The purpose of life is to help others through it.’ Michael lived that motto every single day of his 27 years. After suffering through cancer as a child, he knew hospitals. Michael knew...

Episode 94: Daisy’s Mom

How can two girls who never met, had very little in common and who died 5 years apart bring two people together in friendship? Daisy was a girl with a never-ending smile and a head covered with blonde curls. She was born with microcephaly and had medical challenges...

Episode 93: Berklee’s Dad

How do you go on when your whole world quite literally blows up in a second? When Shawn Maguire woke up one morning last September to make himself a cup of coffee while his wife and two children slept, he never could have imagined that pushing a button on a coffee...

Episode 92: Eleni’s Mom

For today’s guest, Demetra, life changed the day her daughter was diagnosed with a rare condition called HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia) at 7 years of age. Although many people live a long, happy life with this condition, Eleni’s disease...